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thanks all, food for thought (archive)

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Posted by frybear on August 28, 2001 at 10:26:36:

In Reply to: YES FACTORY ROTORS PERIOD posted by Greg G on August 27, 2001 at 20:26:37:

Do NOT mess with OEM's or 3rd party parts. Get factory rotors from the dealer, I am as thrifty as anyone but genuine rotors are balanced, none of the aftermarket ones are to the degree of originals. Also factory rotors come with a 1 year warrenty and they are usually about the same price. You will also need a metric allen to get them off, squirt a little WD40 on it and let it soak in.
i have some shimmying upon braking at the higher speeds and believe it might be the front (?) rotors. any advice on this job and any suggestions on rotors?


1991 525iA

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